"Wishing you a very merry Bush Christmas!" Markets Tip by CatherineReichardt

Markets, Melbourne: 8 reviews and 7 photos


Christmases in Australia are special because they're just so at odds with all the European stereotypes that have grown up around Christmas festivities. Seafood barbies and family frolics on the beach juxtaposed with the Queen's Speech and the Boxing Day test match at the MCG - it's just unlike any other Christmas you're ever likely to encounter!

The concept of a Bush Christmas - in the sweltering heat - is a well established one, and in homage to that, I picked up this festive and highly untraditional kookaburra in a flea market. Loud, brash and lacking in social skills - in other words, very Aussie!

Address: Around Melbourne
Theme: Local Craft

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Oct 17, 2011
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